Marie Silvermist: Blue Dress Ballet [MODEL GALLERY]
Jul02

Marie Silvermist: Blue Dress Ballet [MODEL GALLERY]

Model Marie Silvermist explores her love of dance in the bluegrass of Kentucky. Photos by Goth Viking Photography.

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Karen St. Claire: Mourning Star [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
Jun28

Karen St. Claire: Mourning Star [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]

Welcome to the Hermetic Order of the Mourning Star. From the first sunrise to the last sunset, this is a story about…time.

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Marie Silvermist: Victorian State of Mind [MODEL GALLERY]
Jun25

Marie Silvermist: Victorian State of Mind [MODEL GALLERY]

Model Marie Silvermist debuts with her look at Victorian sensibilities in this gallery from Goth Viking Photography.

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Wisborg: From the Cradle to the Coffin [ALBUM REVIEW]
Jun21

Wisborg: From the Cradle to the Coffin [ALBUM REVIEW]

Wisborg actually delivers a “gothic” project that would make sense being grouped with the early greats like the Sisters of Mercy and Fields of the Nephilim – and that with a front man under 25! Classic goth-rock, also called post-punk, is bass-driven but Wisborg achieves the effect by playing the low strings on heavily distorted electric guitars and/or with keyboards rather than a bass guitar. The former often gives the sound a metal feel. The depth and complexity in this record does not resemble the top-40-quality opuses so often ground out by many…

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Karen St. Claire: Paul Stanley Backstage Pass [ARTICLE]
Jun14

Karen St. Claire: Paul Stanley Backstage Pass [ARTICLE]

DGM Spokemodel 2019, Karen St. Claire, Gets a Backstage Pass from Paul Stanley. The meet and greet took place at Barnes and Noble in Los Angeles and they spoke briefly about her recording studio experience involving Paul through the nature of cause and effect. She chuckled at his remark.

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Conscience of the King [BOOK REVIEW]
Jun04

Conscience of the King [BOOK REVIEW]

Imagine being a young man—yes, on the planet, Equus, 100 is young— content with your role as a quantum computational genius and teacher of kindergartners, and suddenly, on that 100th natal day, being declared, without warning or recourse, the absolute ruler of a sprawling galactic alliance faced with a deadly threat. Ah’Krill Ardenai Morningstar—until that fateful morning Ah’rane Ardenai Krush—has, following 700 years of rule by the priestesses of the Great House—risen to become the Thirteenth Dragonhorse, the only secular ruler the Affined Equi Worlds and the Seventh Galactic Alliance will…

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Karen St. Claire: Witch Doctor Warzone [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
May31

Karen St. Claire: Witch Doctor Warzone [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]

As the earth cleanses itself from pollution and climate change, a tattered and torn witchdoctor warrior is spotted holding a staff to signal her victory.

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Skald In Veum: Stridslysten [ALBUM REVIEW]
May28

Skald In Veum: Stridslysten [ALBUM REVIEW]

Blackened Scandinavian metal band Skald In Veum hit the scene hard, turned many heads and had even more banging with their debut release 1260 Days in 2015. Four years later, the band finally released their long-anticipated sophomore album, Stridslysten, with a LIMITED CD release, so get one while you still can!

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Amaranth Cosplay: C2E2 Extraordinaire [EVENT/ARTICLE]
May24

Amaranth Cosplay: C2E2 Extraordinaire [EVENT/ARTICLE]

Con season is upon us! The roar of the crowd, the delight of a well-constructed cosplay, the giddy rush of panels and contests, all combine for the exhilarating con weekend that lives on in legend. C2E2 is one of the primere Midwest conventions. Standing for Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, C2E2 boasted attendance of around 80,000 people last year. This year, for the first time, model and best friend Kitty Hagen and I, Amaranth...

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Karen St. Claire: Opium Flower [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]
May17

Karen St. Claire: Opium Flower [SPOKESMODEL GALLERY]

Hidden deep within the caverns of the Mojave Desert lies a territorial vampire clan. As descendants of Europe, this banded group of traveling ancients remain hidden from the outside world for preservation of their species.

In a remotely quiet area, paranormal activity runs rampant as top-secret subsidiary military air force bases of the Area 51 project are spread amongst the barren desert land.

Once a year, if the annual winter rains choose to appear, it is a sure sign that the spring poppy fields are about to go into bloom.

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KAREN ST. CLAIRE: VAMPLIFIED Awards Acceptance Speech [PRESS RELEASE]
May16

KAREN ST. CLAIRE: VAMPLIFIED Awards Acceptance Speech [PRESS RELEASE]

The Akademia Awards asked Vamplified to come forth this year and give an awards acceptance speech. Last year “Skeleton Keys” won an award in instrumental music. Vamplified’s rock ballad, “Quicksand” also made it to the #1 chart position for both Hot XM and Star 100 Radio. Karen St. Claire, president of Vamplified speaks candidly about The Akademia. Winning in instrumental music she adds a surprising twist into the speech as she sings a diddly, acapella style from a 20 year recollection. This year she won an “Executive Award” in Rock.

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